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John CrombieVice President, R&DCentaur Sports Medical

John Crombie is Vice President of ZSX Medical, a Philadelphia company focused on women’s health surgery. Its first product, Zip Stich, uses biomaterials to repair tissue in laparoscopic hysterectomies. In addition, he is President of UpStart Product Development and CEO of Centaur Sports Medicine. In the past, he has developed innovative products for orthopedics, sports medicine, spine surgery, plastic and reconstructive surgery, general surgery, women’s health procedures, diagnostic medical software, consumer, recreational, and global emerging markets. Previously, John was employed by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon and Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, by Pfizer’s Howmedica and Leibinger, by Alergan, and by several private organizations and startups. He holds dual Bachelors degrees in Physiology and Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Management. Most notably, John has commercialized 70% of his 30 patents into new products spanning across 6 companies.

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